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Quartz | Tuesday, March 12, 2013

The Swiss have spoken. Now the lawyers are trying to make sense of it all.

CNNMoney | Thursday, March 7, 2013


Alan Mulally has been very good for Ford Motor Co. And in return, Ford has been very, very good for Mulally.

In just over six years, the Ford CEO has amassed holdings valued at more than $300 million.

Mulally now has about 7.3 million shares worth more than $93.5 million, at the recent share price.

He has 17.1 million in-the-money stock options. That translates to stock worth another $220.2 million, though he'll have to pay $107.3 million to exercise those options.

DealBook | Thursday, December 6, 2012

The Wall Street Journal | Monday, November 19, 2012

When Samuel J. Palmisano retires next month, he'll enjoy a generous goodbye present: The former International Business Machines Corp. chief will earn $20,000 for any day he spends four hours advising his longtime employer.

That means hypothetically he could pocket $400,000 a year for 20 half-days of work -- twice what his predecessor, Louis V. Gerstner Jr., makes per day under a similar consulting arrangement. Mr. Palmisano's contract is open-ended and doesn't specify the number of days he will work. Mr. Gerstner's 10-year consulting contract expires in March.


DealBook | Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Weeks before Vikram S. Pandit’s surprise resignation on Tuesday as chief executive of Citigroup, the banking giant’s powerful chairman, Michael E. O’Neill, was privately huddling with other board members to plan how to replace him, according to several people briefed on the talks.

The frustrations of the board members had been building. This year the bank was publicly embarrassed when the Federal Reserve indicated Citi was not healthy enough to start paying more money back to shareholders.

DealBook | Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Vikram S. Pandit worked as Citigroup‘s chief executive for just under five years. But during that time, he earned a good deal less than what other Wall Street chieftains made.

There are a number of ways to look at Mr. Pandit’s compensation from 2007 through 2011, according to an analysis that the research firm Equilar performed for DealBook.

DealBook | Thursday, April 12, 2012

The electronic trading platform MarketAxess Holdings is losing Nicolas Rohatyn, a prominent financier who has helped shape the company for more than a decade.

DealBook | Friday, March 25, 2011

Manhattan’s high-end rental market has remained remarkably resilient, rising even amid a nationwide real estate slump. But the investment bank Lazard is still getting a deal on a luxury apartment it rents for one of its directors, Vernon E.

The New York Times | Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Goldman Sachs executives have long been among the most richly paid on Wall Street in the best of times. They are now poised to reap a windfall that was sown in the dark days of the financial crisis in 2008.

DealBook | Friday, April 9, 2010

Here’s another consequence of recent Wall Street pay trends: Some company I.O.U.’s to their top executives are ballooning.


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